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Claude Monet Paintings 1873-1878

Turkeys by Claude Monet

Claude Monet's Turkeys (67-3/4x68-7/8 inches) is an oil on canvas housed at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris.
Claude Monet's Turkeys (67-3/4x68-7/8 inches) is an oil on canvas housed at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris.

Claude Monet painted Turkeys in 1876. Monet painted a flock of turkeys on the lawn of his patron Hoschede's estate in Montgeron. Planned as a decorative panel, Turkeys marked the rare introduction of animals into Monet's natural setting.

When the work was shown in the third Impressionist exhibition, the critical response was mixed. One critic urged the viewer to think of how well it would look in a lavishly furnished dining room, while others disparaged Monet's choice of subject as ridiculous.

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